30th June 2022 by Marine Directorate Communications
Blue carbon experts have been successful in their bids for funding following the launch of the Blue Carbon International Policy Challenge (BCIPC)
22nd June 2022 by MS Communications
We have published a new independent report, providing insights on the real life experiences, challenges and opportunities of women working in the Scottish fishing industry
30th May 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The Marine Scotland directorate of the Scottish Government currently has two consultations open as part of the 10-year Future Fisheries Management Strategy to deliver on sustainable fisheries management in Scotland. Stakeholders have until 7 June 2022 to share their views on fishing activities and electronic monitoring activity in Scotland’s waters through the respective Future Catching...
20th May 2022 by Marine Directorate Communications
Invasive non-native species (INNS) are plants and animals that have been introduced by humans, either deliberately or accidentally, from an area outside of their native range.
11th May 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
A locally-led fisheries management pilot for the Outer Hebrides is reporting positive impacts on fishing businesses and the environment in its first year, a new report reveals.
29th April 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has agreed to adopt a new Scottish-designed fishing technology as the new international standard for co-ordinated demersal fish population surveys in the North Sea.
21st April 2022 by Marine Directorate Communications
The Scottish Government has launched the Blue Carbon International Policy Challenge (BCIPC) today with awards of £10,000 available for up to 5 projects.
16th March 2022 by Marine Directorate Communications
Our understanding of the distribution, behaviour and biology of the critically endangered blue skate has been greatly increased by recently published research.
8th March 2022 by Marine Directorate Communications
To mark International Women’s Day (8 March 2022), we are sharing some of the achievements of women working in various roles across the Marine Scotland directorate of the Scottish Government.
9th February 2022 by Marine Scotland Communications
The UK/Faroe bilateral for 2022 fishing opportunities has now concluded, with agreement on exchanges of fishing opportunities worth an estimated £5 million with Scotland receiving the highest return ever on record for Faroese stocks.